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Improving air quality in buildings

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24/03/2015

A new system to establish health-protective limits for the emission of hazardous chemicals from products used in our homes, schools and offices has been developed by the EU-LCI Working Group. Cranfield University scientists, as members of the EU-LCI Working Group, have contributed to the development of a new procedure which is intended to be adopted and applied across Europe. It has established ...

New Kind of “Tandem” Solar Cell Developed

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25/03/2015

Original story at MIT News Researchers at MIT and Stanford University have developed a new kind of solar cell that combines two different layers of sunlight-absorbing material in order to harvest a broader range of the sun’s energy. The development could lead to photovoltaic cells that are more efficient than those currently used in solar-power installations, the researchers say. The new ...

Socially Responsible Supply Chains Create Triple Advantage: Increased Revenue, Reduced Cost and Greater Brand Value

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25/03/2015

A new report from the World Economic Forum identifies 31 proven practices to help companies achieve a “triple supply chain advantage” of increased revenue, a reduction in supply chain cost and added brand value. The practices also help companies shrink their carbon footprint and contribute to local development, including the health, welfare and working conditions of the communities in ...

French Agency Publishes Opinion on Silver Nanoparticles

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25/03/2015

The French Agency for Food, Environmental and Occupational Health and Safety (ANSES) published on March 10, 2015, an Opinion concerning exposure to silver nanoparticles that “stresses the research that has been carried out to examine the potential health and environmental effects of silver nanoparticles but notes that this is still insufficient to allow the health risks to be ...

Controller DULCOMETER® diaLog DACa: Continuous measurements and control – ready for worldwide use

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25/03/2015

ProMinent is presenting the controller DULCOMETER® diaLog DACa at stand G43 in hall 15 at the international PUMP Plaza. The diaLog DACa was developed for continuously measuring and controlling the parameters needed for water treatment. The new controller platform is taking the place of the D1Ca/D2Ca controller from ProMinent. The controller DULCOMETER® diaLog DACa is available in ...

Isatis 2015 innovates once again

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25/03/2015

The latest Isatis release offers innovation with Simulation Reduction. This new application designed for the mining industry provides a quick way to identify grade realizations which best represent the whole grade variability. Isatis 2015 also better supports very large data sets like seismic grids thanks to the improvement of many application performances. And new specific tools help you with ...

Granutech-Saturn announces acquisition of Magnatech hammermill line to enhance its Saturn® industrial shredder portfolio for non-ferrous applications

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24/03/2015

Granutech-Saturn Systems, a world-leading manufacturer of the Saturn brand of industrial and mobile shredders announced today it has acquired a comprehensive line of industrial hammermills and ringmills, formerly marketed under the Magnatech brand. “In line with our history of strategic acquisitions, the long established and proven Magnatech Engineering line of hammermills provides us with ...

The best water stories of the year

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25/03/2015

Group Sustainability’s Functional Manager, Karen Touborg, presented the 2014 edition of ‘Grundfos Thinks Water Wise’ at Grundfos' Global Leadership Conference in Billund, Denmark. She explains that the publication has two purposes; to communicate about our water activities and reporting to UN’s CEO Water Mandate, which we have committed to. "We have so many good cases to ...

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